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    ...Is this your nonprofit?

    ...501(c)(3) organization

    ...Donations are tax-deductible

    ...www.commongroundfoundation.org

    ...8618 S CONSTANCE AVE
    Chicago IL 60617-2715


    Chicago IL | IRS ruling year: 2002 | EIN: 36-4432972  

     

    To empower high school students from under-served communities to become future leaders. Our programs focus on character development, social impact, healthy living, t ... (More)

     


    Rating Information

    Good


    This charity's score is 79%, earning it a Three-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.


    This overall score is calculated entirely from a single beacon score: 100% Accountability & Finance. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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    The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for Common Ground Foundation Inc. is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

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    • Culture & Community
    • Leadership & Adaptability
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    Accountability & Finance

     

    Common Ground Foundation Inc. has earned a 79% for the Accountability & Finance beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

    This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

    This Accountability & Finance score represents IRS Form 990 data up until FY 2019, which is the most recent Form 990 currently available to us. 

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    Accountability and Transparency
    ...Full Credit
      
    ...Partial Credit
      
    ...No Credit
      
    ...Not Applicable
    ...Board Composition - 11/11 - 25/25 pts
    ...Independent Audit or Financial Review - Has Audit/Review - 20/20 pts
    ...Conflict of Interest Policy - Missing - 0/3 pts
    ...Board Meeting Minutes - Documented - 3/3 pts
    ...Document Retention and Destruction - Missing - 0/3 pts
    ...Whistleblower Policy - Missing - 0/3 pts
    ...Website - Listed - 3/3 pts

    Financial Metrics
    ...Full Credit
      
    ...Partial Credit
      
    ...No Credit
      
    ...Not Applicable
    ...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 8.87% - 15/15 pts
    ...Program Expense Ratio - 66.64% - 13/25 pts

    Unscored Information

    Total Revenue and Expenses - Data Available
    Salary of Key Persons - Data Available
    IRS Published Data (Business Master File) - Data Available
    Data Sources (IRS Forms 990) - Data Available

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